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Bed-Stuy »

Just 3 percent of low-income women enrolled in WIC in Bed-Stuy breastfed for the recommended time.

Rochdale Village »

The Health Department will spray Monday and Wednesday nights, officials said. 

Upper East Side »

The shop racked up 34 health violation points during an inspection on Monday, records show.

Mott Haven »

The Health Department will deploy the spray to kill potential Zika-carrying mosquitos Monday night. 

Prospect Heights »

The department now says anyone age 5 or older with the virus's most-common symptoms should be tested.

Flushing »

The city plans to spray for mosquito eggs to prevent the risk of Zika and West Nile Virus next week.

Midtown »

The city is offering screenings without an appointment at any of its eight STD clinics. 

Midtown »

The treatment will prevent disease-carrying mosquitos from breeding in standing water, officials said. 

Midtown »

The warning follows an updated CDC warning after at least 14 cases of Zika were confirmed in Florida.

Midtown »

More than 40 pregnant women have tested positive in NYC, but this is the first baby born with Zika.

Midtown »

More than 2,000 pregnant women traveled from the city to Zika-affected countries, officials said. 

West Harlem »

Some Harlem residents have been visited on multiple occasions by raccoons.

Flushing »

The Health Department will drop the mosquito-killing larvicide in the outer boroughs starting Thursday.

St. Albans »

Clergy United for Community Empowerment is a close ally of disgraced state Sen. Shirley Huntley.